They'll look gorgeous when combined with other late winter/ early spring flowers such as primulas, pulmonarias and bergenias
, along with some spring bulbs like snowdrops, chionodoxa and crocuses.
They make great plant partners for bold foliage plants such as whiteflowered hostas, ornamental grasses such as Miscanthus sinensis "Silver Feather", or bergenias
They make great plant partners for bold foliage plants such as white-flowered hostas, ornamental grasses such as Miscanthus sinensis 'Silver Feather', or bergenias
Make sure you choose survivors like hostas (above), dogwoods, astilbes, bergenias
, mints and ligularias for lowlying areas.
Deep red bergenias
can be intermingled with white artemisias, dwarf mountain pines with pink-flowered Osteospermum jucundum.
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or elephant's ears are valued for their leathery, bold, architectural foliage, which may develop rich winter colouring - maroon, crimson, bronze.
The wall is designed to give colour and interest throughout the twelve months and four seasons of the year, and features a variety of planting from Periwinkle to Bergenias
, trailing Strawberries to Ferns.
Look out for vine weevils, a continuous pest to pot-grown plants and open ground plants such as strawberries and bergenias
There are winter flowering shrubs (such as hellebores, bergenias
, and heathers) which, when used in combination with winter flowering bulbs and perennials, give a good winter show.
They make ideal plant partners with yellow rudbeckias, bergenias
and grasses such as Miscanthus sinensis 'Silver Feather'.
reminded him of the worst kind of town gardens of his childhood: a sooty privet hedge, a leggy buddleja and always a tatty carpet of starved bergenia
Few evergreen perennials are as obliging as bergenias